Getting to Kagoshima Transport Options Access to Kagoshima by airplane, Shinkansen and highway bus Flights (International) There are regular flights to Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, and Hong Kong. Flights (Domestic) There are regular flights to Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and other areas, as well as to remote islands of Kagoshima. By train It takes about 1 hour and 17 minutes at top speed by shinkansen from Fukuoka.Enjoy unique sightseeing trains too. By bus Kagoshima is connected to Osaka, Kobe, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, and Miyazaki by highway bus. Travelling around By car, rental car Renting a car is a convenient way to travel to scenic natural spots and for strolls outside the city. By ferry In addition to the convenient Sakurajima Ferry, there is also regular service to Yakushima, Amami-Oshima, and other remote islands stretching from Kagoshima to Okinawa for sightseeing. Cruise ships You can enjoy a beautiful view of spectacular Sakurajima and Kinko Bay from the North Pier of Marine Port Kagoshima. One-day Pass A one-day pass is a convenient, affordable way to enjoy a trip around Kagoshima your way.